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BRUSSELS (AP) — An unidentified person is being held for questioning by Belgian authorities investigating their country's links to last month's deadly attacks in Paris. They also searched a house in an area of Brussels where some of the perpetrators of the Nov. 13 attacks had lived, including the suspected ringleader. The Belgian prosecutor says more details will be issued on Monday.

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) —Canada's new Liberal government is pushing forward with its pledge to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February. The minister of immigration and citizenship now says the country's resettlement program could double that number by the end of next year. He made the comment on Sunday during a two-day visit to Jordan where he met with Syrian families.

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Flight crews are making some tough calls when it comes to aircraft safety. An Air France crew decided to make an emergency landing in Kenya on Sunday after a suspicious device was found in a lavatory. It turned out to be a fake bomb. Passengers were forced to evacuate the plane on emergency slides. It was the fourth bomb hoax against Air France in recent weeks.

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Drivers are wondering how much lower gasoline prices will go. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price of regular gas nationwide fell 4 cents in the past two weeks, to $2.06 per gallon. That's the lowest price since April 2009. But the price-tracking website GasBuddy.com says the average has dropped to $1.99 per gallon.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is a force at the box office. According to studio estimates, the Disney movie brought in $238 million over the weekend, making it the biggest North American debut of all time. It beat the record set by "Jurassic World," which drew $208.8 million this summer. The animated "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip" came in second with $14.4 million.

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